Indepth interviews with Adventurers from a range of countries and disciplines, both well established and up-and-coming. We dig deep into their financial planning, funding strategies, sponsorship experiences, and the making and selling of books, films and speeches.
British mountaineer Nigel Vardy came of age in a time and place where he had to go straight into work from school. He still managed to find his way to adventure - and then an accident on Denali left him with all his digits amputated, and the media nation-wide interested in his story.
Tegan Phillips first appeared in the adventure space in 2014 as the girl that won Tom Allen’s bicycle. She went on to win the 2016 Altum Challenge grant, and do a triathlon challenge around New Zealand's South Island. This is her story of how she made all that happen.
Aged 44 Gary Sizer (married, no kids) quit his corporate job, spent six months thru-hiking the 2000 miles of the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine, had his before-and-after photos go viral on Reddit, quit his corporate job a second time, wrote a book about the hike, gave speeches about it, wrote another book about hiking, and now lives off his book sales. How did he do it?